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Pessimistic Lines
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Written by: Greg Graffin
Released in: 1988
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So here we are again to experience the bitter, scalding end
And we're the only ones who can perceive it.
But others sing of beauty and the story that's unfolded
As one that deserves praise and ritual.

My pessimistic lines, your superstitious lives,
And the modern age's lies won't absolve you.
And the professorial truth, and the dear clairvoyant youth,
And of course the nightly news will deceive you.
(Watch out!)

My pessimistic lines, your superstitious lives,
And the modern age's lies won't absolve you.
And the professorial truth, and the dear clairvoyant youth,
And of course the nightly news will deceive you.
(Let's go!)
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Versions
Version Length Release Catalog ID Country Format Year
Album version
1:07 Suffer 86404-1TGN United States 12" 2015
1:07 Suffer E-86404 United States 12" 2010
1:07 Suffer E-86404 United States 12" 2009
1:07 Suffer JBR 26167-071 Malaysia MC 2002
1:07 Suffer ESCA-6153 Japan CD 1995
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Live @ House of Blues 2010
The Dissent of Man n/a United States DL 2010
Live video, August 1989
Along The Way 6414-9 Europe DVD 2004
Along The Way 86414-9 United States DVD 2004
Along The Way E86414-3 United States VHS 1991
Along The Way n/a Germany VHS 1990
1:23 Tribal Area no 4 Video Fanzine n/a Germany VHS 1990
Remastered
1:07 Suffer 6701-2 Europe CD 2004
1:07 Suffer 86701-2 United States CD 2004
1:07 Suffer E-86701-2 Australia CD 2004
1:07 Suffer 6390-2 Brazil CD 2000
Not specified
1:07 Suffer E-6404-2 Europe CD 1988
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